Welsh Juniors 12 years + training weekend

  February 3rd & 4th Welsh juniors 12 years+ training weekend   Open to all Welsh juniors 12 years and over all ability levels to signup for a weekend of chess training by FIDE Masters.   FM Jonathan Blackburn & FM Ioan Rees covering a range of topics with the main focus on Endgames   […]

North Wales Training Day 19th November 2022

FM Jonathan Blackburn will be hosting a Training Day in Llangollen on 19th November.

All adults and Juniors are welcome. Details here.



Group training with Jonathan Blackburn

Chess Tutor Training Course 21st May 2022 Cardiff

Chess in Schools and Communities (CSC) are running a Chess Tutor Training Course at the

Park Inn by Radisson, Mary Ann Street, Cardiff on Saturday 21 May 10am to 4pm.

More details here:


CSC Teaching Salaried Opportunity (Cardiff and Barry)

Due to staff illness, Chess in Schools and Communities (CSC) is looking for a tutor to teach chess in seven primary schools in the Cardiff and Barry area. The work involves delivering chess lessons to full classes of children, supported by school staff, and running after-school chess clubs. Previous experience of working with children would […]

5th Global Chess Festival

Be part of the 5th Global Chess Festival Online 24-hour tournament on the 12th of October. Sign up HERE

The Inspiration Cup is the first hand & brain chess tournament. Follow the exciting new form of chess event online with the entertaining commentary by Anna Rudolf and Lawrence Trent HERE on October 12th 9.50 CEST time.   Last chance for kids […]

2019 Northumbria Masters

The Welsh Chess Union has received an invitation which is open to all its members to compete in this event, the Entry Form for which can be found here.

Last year, the 2018 Northumbria Masters was a great success, featuring a very strong field of 7 GMs and 11 IMs in a total of 50 […]

Anyone for chess in Cuba in May?

We have received this invite should anyone be interested,

Anyone for chess in Ferrol, Spain 15th-22nd July?

An Invitation to the XXIII International Chess Festival in Ferrol, Spain 15th-22nd July has been received.

Anyone interested can download the information here.

Invitation to Northumbria Chess Masters 14/2/18-18/2/18

I’m writing to ask if you could let leading Welsh players know about the forthcoming Northumbria Chess Masters, at The Chillingham in Newcastle upon Tyne, from 14-18 February, 2018. It would be very much appreciated!